Expressions of love and affection deserve unique expressions of exotic rum cocktails, such as these found on the island of St. Croix. Even if you can't visit this tropical paradise on Valentine's Day, you can share and enjoy a few tasty libations that express a bouquet of affectionate feelings -- island style -- made with authentic flavors from the tropics to set the mood.
1 part Cruzan Strawberry Rum
4 parts Rose Champagne
Method: Chill the rum and strain into a flute. Top with champagne. Celebrate.
Cruzan Love Potion #9
1 1/2 parts Cruzan 9 Spiced Rum
3/4 part DeKuyper Coconut Amaretto liqueur
3 parts Pineapple Juice
1 part Cranberry Juice
Method: Shake all ingredients with ice and pour into a Hurricane glass. Garnish with a pineapple/cherry stack on the rim. Fall in love.
Cruzan Single N' Stormy
2 parts Cruzan Single Barrel Rum
4 parts Ginger Beer
a float of Cruzan Blackstrap Rum
Method: Combine the rum and ginger beer into a tall glass. Squeeze lime juice and float Cruzan Blackstrap on top. Enjoy the rich and refreshing sensations.
These luscious libations are sure to put the object of your affection in the mood for love. Enjoy the amorous holiday, the warmhearted opportunity and the passionate spirit of Valentine's Day with a little help from Cruzan Rums from the U.S. Virgin Islands.